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it looked like in the city a couple hours ago. we'll get the latest from kpix5. >> much needed rain fall and some of you got up to an inch of rain over the last 24 hours. take a look at the radar. kpix5 high definition radar showing the heaviest rain in the south bay, leaving redwood city. go across the bridge, union city, fremont, we're seeing heavier showers there. this heading toward pleasantton. taking the cake right now, about a third of an inch of rain. palo alto, one tenth of an inch. so, we do have a little bit of snow to talk about. not much, but some. 3 to 5 inches of new snowfall through friday as the snow level drops down to 3,000 meet. for on our forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you for that. some 23 million people live in the path of the storm baring down on the north eastern united states tonight. power companies, road crews are getting ready for several feet of snow. nearly 3,000 flights in and out of the region's airports have already been canceled, including a couple dozen from sfo. many new england cities announced that schools will be closed tomorrow. th
, but no weapon was found. >>> a makeshift city is growing like a weed right in the middle of san jose. it's so big you can see it from a plane when you're approaching the airport. but kpix 5's kit doe says the clock is ticking for the people who call it home. >> reporter: one of san jose's largest homeless encampments is hard to miss. 100 people in 40 tents spread across 28 acres. >> shanty town? is that what this is? >> that's exactly what it is to me. and it's pitiful. i feel bad for these people. >> reporter: the squatters started coming here last month after their nearby encampment was shut down. the setups are elaborate. tarps with logs, window 59, one even had -- panes, one even had a kitchen >> is this a mattress? >> yeah, a big mattress wrapped in plastic. and it's on top of crates, wood. >> reporter: the camp quickly drew attention since it's near the police department. since it's wide open, you can see every tent. complaints poured in. because it's in the flight path of planes, even passengers complained. cleanup will cost up to $40,000. the city will keep up the effort until squat
building of san francisco's city college. students and staff are staging a sit in, demanding the chancellor do more to keep the school from losing its accreditation. theysome 85,000 people attend city college at its campus. the 50 or so protesters camped out tonight and have been told they can stay if they remain peaceful. >>> she's only four years old, but she did a very grownup thing. reporter, ben singer shows us how a little girl saved her sister after a violent crash that killed their mother. >> in the pictures, you can barely see a sign of the crash from the road. a passer by stopped to a tree. ate the missing bark on that person found the wreckage of jessica and her body inside. and ariana and lila were discovered nearby. hunkered down in some brush. >> they were laying there staring at me. i said babies, are you okay? they said we're cold. i comforted them. >> bert was one of the first responders. >> he said she actually got the tw-year-old out of the car. so as far as weknow, the four- year-old got the two-year-old out of the car and had a blanket, she covered them both. >>
that slammed into russia made a direct hit on an american city. good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. two people are hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a collision between a bay area commuter ferry and a pleasure boat. it happened in raccoon strait between tiburon and angel island around 4:30 this afternoon. kpix 5's don knapp tells us the ferry wasn't heavily damaged and went back into service. don? >> reporter: the ms san francisco remaps tied up here at the -- remains tied up here at the ferry terminal in san francisco. we see doors open and we see people on board presumably the investigation continues. they're trying to determine what might have happened on the bay and who's at fault. at about 8:15 we watched several coast guard personnel leave the ms san francisco presumably after they concluded at least part of their investigation. here's what we know about the accident so far. around 4:30 this afternoon on the side of raccoon straits this ferry the san francisco was struck by a 22-foot pleasure boat as the ferry was headed from sausalito to san francisco. while none of the 500
to the superdome started friday. he's finally in the crescent city and met a lot of fans along the way. >> that shirt looks good, considering you've had it on the past week. >> it's sure been a conversation starter. >>reporter: in almost every city in town we stopped, people could tell we were niners fans. a lot wished us well. >> no niners. >> go niners. >>reporter: a couple of people stand out. r.c. is one. he runs a bar. he is a nineer plan through and through. >> i grow up my entire family with cowboys fans. i got tire to have had having the cowboys shoved down my throat. >>reporter: up to 200 other fans plan to go up sunday and watch the super bowl. >> you're always welcome. come in. >>reporter: does it mat their he lives in mexico? >> i thought joe was my ankle. >>reporter: he was eight then. you would think we were in a san matero home. >> i bought this home because of the colors. >>reporter: i never thought there would be this many fans outside the bay area. mike sugarman. >> a reminder, our sister station your super bowl station. then the stay tuned for a super night on the ne
a great time. >> yeah, the city apparent liege tore have them come back some day for departing passengers that got a thank you note from the major offering a chance to win the trip back to the big easy. >>> they might be best returned for not what happens under the lights, but what happens when they went out. the camera was rolling when the game went dark. >> reporter: the roof caused the 34 minutes of darkness remaining under investigation. the super dome man shed some light on the blackout. saying it was tied to the sudden shut down of one of the main electrical lines. thornton said that power of the went dwi was being fed into the substation. setting two main lines to the stadium. the main a-line that went dark without warning. >> there will was a sense of abnormalities and it shut the super dome. >> reporter: it happened 90 seconds into the third quarter. we were in the command center. the man in charge of super bowl game day operations. >> all right. we lost light. >> reporter: the most the lights went out a sense of uncertainty filled the room. >> frank, we lost the ap, which means
revenue for the city. the council competitiveness economy will take over changes on friday. >>> and a teenager was killed and three others injured at last month's event and city leaders are roning by banning drinking in the streets. in oakland's uptown district they say the event is getting too big and poses a security risk. >>> and super sunday is reaching out to potential college students at bay area church this is morning. an annual tradition that has cal state students talking about the importance of earning an0. they will get more information on what is like on campus including a virtual tour of the website. >>> and gas prices around the bay area and across the country are not expected to go down any time soon. >> right now the average price for a gallon of regular nationwide is $3.67, an increase of $0.12 in the past week. here in california we are paying much more, an average of $4.13. a month ago it was almost $0.50 cheaper. believe it or not we are under the state average. in the bay area we are paying $4.06 a gallon. prices are expected to go up as refineries
and university. this is a problem that's shared around the city. >> reporter: all incoming students at ucb go through bistander intervention treating for sexual assault. that may have played a role in the increased rape numbers. while only 5% of sex assault vick trips report a rape, as many as 66% will tell their friends. those friends now have a responsibilities to report and individuals have a responsibility to take care of themselves. >> in terms of permanent mismanagement, people have to pay attention to using alcohol or drugs when they are on dates in those kinds of situations. >> we can expect numbers to rise but to tell you the truth, no one here really knows. don knapp, kpix 5. >>> police in pleasant hill says that man with a knife held at least one employee at a jack in the box hostage. police say the man entered the fast food restaurant around 5:40 this morning. one employee managed to call police and told them that the man had a knife and tried to rob the restaurant. >> as soon as the officers got to the restaurant, they were able to evacuate the employees from the front of the res
in time for his sixth birthday on wednesday. mark, cbs news, midland city, alabama. >> as for the motive for the boy's abduction, dykes was an antigovernment survivalist and wanted to get media attention in the wake of the newtown massacre. he originally planned to kidnap two kids from the bus, but the driver who he shot to death stopped him. he even asked the fbi for a tv reporter so he could speak his peace. >>> well, it's a legendary lab, neighbors in san francisco revere the design. they even helped maintain it and enjoy walking through it daily. for years, the mystery remains, nobody knew who built it. >>> it's on the south side near anderson. kpix reporter tells us the story of who is behind it. >> reporter: at first blush, it looks like nothing more than a pile of rock than a clearing off the boulevard. but take a look from on high. this is a carefully constructed lab. >> it's very peaceful. you start to walk around it and it's really nice. >> one that this community has come to cherish. >> it appeared mysteriously, sometime in 2008. >> someone unanimously made it. >> that s
, you'll love my forecast. let's talk about new york city and boston and places like that. you can't see much in new york. there's a reason for it. snow is coming down at 3 inches per hour in the city with a 40- mile per hour wind gust. that's the textbook definition of a blizzard. let's switch over to our weather maps and show you the heavy snow from philadelphia and wil mington delaware up i- 95 through hartford and providence and boston all the way up to portland, maine. big-time storm there. for us, nothing. kpix5, high definition radar showing dry conditions. some of you squeezed out a quarter of an inch of rain fall, but that rain is done. we were sunny this afternoon. the 36th time we've been sunny out of 39 days. only three cloudy days so far this year. so exiting is the low pressure area that gave us that rain fall. no longer a factor in our weather. what is entering is an area of high pressure. and this one, just like the past two, likely going to stick around for more than a week, perhaps as long as two weeks. i don't see a drop of rain anywhere. high pressure stays off to our
sides of highway 101. it's not only along the freeways. but in neighborhoods as well. now the city is fighting back. >> so the minute they throw it up, we want to get on top of it. there is that psychological angle. not leaving it up so people reaps rewards. >> police spokesman says budget problems forced the department to eliminate the graffiti task force. two officers ran intelligence and surveillance operations, but not anymore. >>> nasa taking to the bay area sky to find out what is in it. several aircraft, including one, took off today to collect data on air quality. it was flying low over pollution, hot spots like interstate 680. it will study wind currents to help predict where the dirty air is coming from and where it's going. >>> are they a testament to eternal love or dangerous eyesores that need to come down? cbs 5 reporter is there where city officials are being accused of a heartless move. kit. >> reporter: they are saying they are dousing the romance, being a killjoy. that's because they have given people six weeks warning to reclaim their so-called love lives. tom
the entire city of vegas is rallying around? is it still much of a tourist attraction at the scene of the accident? >> people are aware of it. a lot of tour u.s.es said they heard the impact. they are still up at that odd hour of the morning. 4:30 in the morning. and yet, life goes on. the strip is back opened up and we see that little memorial. it is nondescript and off to the side. >> joe vasquez, thanks. >>> the cab driver who died in the inferno was 62-year-old michael bolden. drivers from all companies in vegas paid tribute to him this morning. they lined up and circled the corner of las vegas boulevard and flamigo road at 4:00 30rbgs the exact time of the shooting and crash. drivers let the meters run for 20 minutes and donated the amount to a memorial fund for the family. >>> a fifth person has been charged in connection with the murder of a south bay millionaire. alleged prostitute, was in a san jose courtroom today. she is accused of killing kumra in his mansion back in november. three men are already facing murder charges while another woman has been charged with being
this morning. she was last seen in nearby city. joe vasquez is at the park tonight and has the latest. >> there's a small memorial right over here in the park where the girl's body was found. the girl was a foster child. they are trying to get ahold of her natural mother and they don't want to make her name public, but they have confirmed her identity with cbs. >> when i go to class, i see her. i give her a hug every day. >> she was only 13 years old. a student at green valley middle school. authorities have not yet released her name, but some of her classmates know. >> a man on a sunrise walk through allen whit park discovered the girl's body and flagged down a cop. >> she was last seen in the morning and hadn't returned after school. >> police in nearby sasoon city had been working a case of a missing girl. they got a call from the girl's foster parent yesterday evening. they put out a bulletin. >> we started following up to see if we could locate her. we know with social media, phones, past friends. >> they didn't find her, then they picked the search back up early this morn
police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime led to the search of jackson's old home where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. jackson was a suspect from the start because thee years earlier, he spent six months in jail for lewd acts on a 7-year-old. >> he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspects were seen to have. >> reporter: still at the time, police came up short. >> he was detained, interviewed, allowed a search of the same house we just did the search warrant on, and a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect with the large black dog, and they weren't able to pick him out of the family code spread. >> reporter: what police didn't know is that jackson was also wanted in canada under another name. >> for a 1973 incident where he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. he was never apprehended because of the multiple identities he used. >> rep
. >>> the lines stretch for city blocks in both directions. >> the junky 12 gauge that isn't worth anything. $200 today. >> it was a slow and deliberate process. >> doesn't seem very good organized. >> the effort of east palo alto, menlo park, and police departments hosted the gun buyback, getting assault weapons and pistols, even a hand grenade and they collected 355 firearms, including 111 handguns, 227 rifles or shotguns and 11 assault weapons. >> three sets of people coming up to each car, trying to get them moving through the line as quickly as possible. >> a dozen people decided to ditch their cars and walk up with their guns. palo alto pd didn't like that. >> you got sick of waiting in your car. >> that's exactly right. >> i drove off the freeway and parked my car and walked over. >> $52,000 came from protect our children, a nonprofit. >> i was inspired by what happened in newtown, connecticut. the tragedy that took place at sandy hook. >> people received $100 for a handgun, or $300 for an assault weapon and the turnout was more than we could handle. >> we had $52,000 and it ru
. upper 50s in liver more, low 60s in oakland and redwood city, 68 as the high and in san francisco. this is a look at the forecast the next few days and a slight warm-up on sunday through wednesday and where temperatures still remain in the low 60s and then check out by thursday, we really bump up the numbers and reaching into the upper 60s and in our warmest spots, week squeeze out a 70 degrees reading and that is not spring yet but more mild than what we have been experiencing the last few woes. >> the boy scouts of america delayed a decision until may and whether or not to lift the openly gay ban on executes and leaders. >> they will feel pressure from both saturdays of the issue. this morning, the professor of the uc hasting school of law joins us and that pie scouts -- scouts are not legally obligated to change the policy. >> they ruled squarely for the boy scouts to have a first amendment rights and don't have to associate with anyone they don't want to associate with. >> and this is more of a association issue and the boy scouts decide whether or not to police themes in this
today. some decks turned into tent cities. plastic bags were substitutes for toilet, and carpenters were stained by sewage. passenger betty. >> what was the worst part? >> not have ing a toilet. it was just really gross. and we had no -- at times we had no water. we couldn't even wash our hands. >> reporter: many passengers like melissa had only praise for the crew. >> they were going on no sleep for days and days and days. they were awesome. >> reporter: nicole brown from dallas kept a bed sheet that passengers used as a memory wall to sign their name and write messages. >> what do you want to remember out of this? >> i just want to remember that we were all family, we made it, and we survived. >> reporter: many of the passengers were put on buses to be taken to new orleans before going home. bad luck struck again when one of the buses broke down mid-trip. those people were put on another bus. many of them are now in their own hometowns. since this ship is registered in the bahamas, the bahammian maritime authority is running this investigation. and the first passenger has now filed t
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